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Bloomberg
Dec 9, 2013 11:00pm EST
education week. it is sponsored by code.org. here is president obama. >> learning these skills are not only important for your future but for our country's future. if you want america to stay on the cutting edge, we need young americans to master the tools and technology that will change how you do just about everything. >> they are giving coding tips from entrepreneurs including this guy, mark zuckerberg. >> if i wanted to wish everybody on facebook a happy birthday by sending an e-mail, it might take more than a century to write out all the e-mails. with a few lines of code, i can have a system to send an e-mail to everybody on facebook. that is why they are valuable. >> joining us from san francisco is the cofounder of code.org. ali partovi. besides that from mark zuckerberg, what is the point of this? >> it is great to be here. you mentioned earlier that we are lagging in math and science. at least every school in america does teach math and teach science. only one in 10 schools teach computer science. ask yourself, if the point of education is to prepare kids for life and the
Bloomberg
Dec 8, 2013 6:00pm EST
very important. we have one ldc country. package that we agreed was the ldc package. it gives a number of benefits. standpoint,culture it will be able to benefit from the package. >> president obama says it represents the rejuvenation that you remarked on as well. in terms of the global market, how does this move the world forward? there is going to be in augmentation of economic sites by way of the trade facilitation that was agreed. streamlineng to help traffic of goods and services. this will certainly help boost trade in all countries and will supposedly boost the economic economy.the global estimates have been made by many analysts. one version is that this'll add about a trillion u.s. dollars to the global economy just by way of the package we had a few days ago. that is one angle we should be recognizing. by way of the agreement we have reached. >> thank you so much for joining us from jakarta. congratulations on the first multilateral agreement 100 59ted by the members. dramatic indeed. the outcome is very hopeful. up next, producing a good month for the market in asia.
Bloomberg
Dec 6, 2013 3:00pm EST
completely rebuilding it. it. just postponing >> i believe the true solution to replacelem is what the obama administration has here. a plan wheres of americans will be on government welfare. having will qualify for somebody else pay for all or part of their health insurance. unsustainable model for this country. as your previous guest was most americansw, had insurance policies like what buying, buying what they needed. and when you add -- i was saying.what they were when you add the bells and whistles, those really aren't more -- insurance means to cover you for something that you don't expect to have happen to you and then to pay for it. bellsen you pay for the and whistles, you're what becomes prepaid health coverage which is no longer insurance. an unsustainable model. >> how is it unsustainable? if you have enough people in the pool, enough people sign up -- that's a big if. >> right. assuming they can. assuming they want to. >> obviously a problem. they all sign up, why shouldn't they be able to work? you have enough healthy people your pool. it should be sustainable. >> two roads to
Bloomberg
Dec 9, 2013 2:00am EST
analysis. turning to technology. technology countries have called on president obama and congress -- onose greater surveillance. >> they want to governments not just the u.s. government to change the way they carry out their electronic surveillance programs. of theiggest -- eight biggest companies have signed a letter to president obama and congress that will go in the papers today. they have done this before. the difference is they are more angry. it is a populist tone. that are more specific. one thing they want is to limit the government authority to collect user information stop we heard the google ceo and he is quoted in the letter and he said, we have been tried to off our game with encryption to protect user data. whenever government is taking a information, that is not worth a whole lot. he is talking about a program called muscular when we had the smiley face emoticon under the nsa slide that indicated exactly how the nsa is collecting data from google and yahoo! where their internal servers meet the public internet and how they are taking tens of millions of records every day. he
Bloomberg
Dec 6, 2013 12:00pm EST
. >> in the u.s., the white house flag is at half staff today. president obama made a statement from the white house last night. classes journey from to a president embodied the promise that human beings and countries can change for the better. his commitment to transfer power and reconcile with those who jailed him is an example all humanity should aspire to, whether in the lives of nations or our own personal lives. the fact that he did it all with and thed good humor ability to it knowledge his own imperfections, only makes the man that much more remarkable. said, "i am not a saint, unless you think of a saint as a sinner who keeps on trying. " >> that gets to the heart of his humility. he did so much good but he struggled with his own short humming. bono and morgan freeman knew all about that. >> he does not feel like a big success we all hold him up as. he thinks of himself, personally, deep inside, as a failure. because of his family life. he could not do both. >> south africa became his family. >> yes. so, his obligations to his son, it weighs on him today. >> he had an operat
Bloomberg
Dec 5, 2013 5:00pm EST
. i do think, as president obama said, that mandela's personal force of character did make a very significant difference in preventing that country going to civil war. i think one of the things that people forget now about it, which was just so extraordinary at the time was the immense pressure the man was under. i mean he had pressure from the international community to get this right. he also had pressure from his own party because there were many in the a.n.c. who were real hot heads who just wanted an armed struggle, who didn't want to negotiate with the whites. he had pressure from other parties. you remember the zulu leader. he was achieving at the bit. then there were the whites emselves, which were split down the middle between the moderates of declercq and ralph mayer, and the extremists of the a.w.b. he was juggling all these factions, and the fact that he managed to navigate his way through to an incredible outcome of an election, a very peaceful election, and then the transition to black majority rule without the whites really going up in arms, and also without the whi
Bloomberg
Dec 5, 2013 6:00pm EST
the age of 95. tributes are coming in from around the world. here is president obama. sacrificing his own freedom for the freedom of others. he transformed south africa and moved all of us. his journey from a prisoner to a embodied the promise that human beings and countries cachange forhe better. the commitment to transfer power and reconcile with those who jailed him is an example that all humanity should aspire to. he joined the african national congress and worked to oppose apartheid. inwould be sentenced to life prison and remained behind bars for 27ears for being released. want a free man, he was able to negotiate an end to apartheid rule and become the first elected black president of south africa and a global icon for reconciliation. nelson mandela is the subject of the latest film that hit theaters this weekend. i am joined with more. >> harvey weinstein has put out a statement on its passing. one of the privileges of making movies is immortalizing those that have had a profound impact on humanity. i was fortunate to have been immersed in his story and legacy. some of the mat
Bloomberg
Dec 10, 2013 6:00am EST
now, the african union chairwoman is addressing the crowd. fromhen we would hear president obama. >> when you look at the pageantry and yet it is a country with real challenges. it and reporting -- there is president clinton greeting members and president bush behind him sitting down. there is mrs. bush. when you look at the pageantry of the moment, how is south africa greeting the world leaders? is it an intrusion or do they celebrate this international acclaim? >> they celebrate this international acclaim. a little earlier, i was watching closely what was happening on the ground. anc,eputy president of the african national congress, the ruling party, the crowd was interrupting in an amazing jubilation. they were so happy that so many people had come to south africa to not only revere your the man that they loved so much that the fact that a south african man has become an international icon. absolute joy. and also the fact that south africa was able to pull this off over the last four days. they put together a very important event, with a lot of security issues as well. teams l
Bloomberg
Dec 10, 2013 4:00am EST
tribute to the first black president of the country. obama and -- barack many other world leaders are in attendance. let's talk about what we are seeing as the event is unfolding. lenny joins us with more. stunning pictures coming. clearly, a huge amount focus on this event. what is the story that is going to be told? >> people are still arriving. hundreds of thousands, millions will be watching what goes on today. these are live pictures from the stadium. it is raining, but south africans are singing. they are so part of this moment, knowing they will reflect back on a leader that change this country's face. be addressingill the crowd. other people will also be addressing. we also have the president of was notd xi jinpeng able to attend, which was interesting. of state will be addressing the crowd from that country. india and cuba as well. president, the man who succeeded nelson mandela, a man that also did not finish his second term in office as well. a lot of controversy surrounding him. this is the part where we see south africans coming together, all editions showing that they ar
Bloomberg
Dec 5, 2013 3:00pm EST
resulted two days later in the filing of this lawsuit. it is obama's fault, born in the wrong country, not an american citizen, and now he is attacking the donald. nd he thinks that eric schneiderman is taking advantage of the publicity to raise his own level of name recognition so he could run for governor. >> that wouldn't be the first time. bill, you are going to enjoy this next conversation. it is bubble week here on "street smart." today we are talking i.p.o.'s start-ups an tech. tech startups with no revenue have billion-dollar evaluations. ?alking about you twitter angela, what do you think? >> it depends on how you define bubble? is it 2000 and evaluations are going to value off a cliff? i don't think we are there. do i think people are getting a little irrationally exuberant and pushing prices up, definitely. >> what else is out there? what makes you think this is a bubble? >> i think people aren't thinking about the next round. first of all, not everyone need to be the c.e.o. of a start-up. six million start-ups are started every year. is that a lot. >> is that more than the
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